媽媽的藥櫃 / Mother’s Cupboard Prints

1 – Mother’s Cupboard – Aylmer
2 – Mother’s Cupboard – Miracle Whip
3 – Mother’s Cupboard – Nalley front
4 – Mother’s Cupboard – Nalley side
5 – Mother’s Cupboard – Gibson’s Finest
6 – Mother’s Cupboard – Red Lid Jars
7 – Mother’s Cupboard – Three Miracle Whip Jars
8 Mother’s Cupboard – Three Nabob Jars
9 – Mother’s Cupboard – Two Classico Jars
10 – Mother’s Cupboard – Six Taster’s Choice Jars

媽媽的藥櫃 / Mother’s Cupboard Prints

Mother’s Cupboard
Paul Wong, 2019
24″ x 36″ ink jet, colour prints
Limited edition of 5
Series of 10 images

36 Jars are featured in this series of 10 prints from the Mother’s Cupboard series that included public art, mixed media installation and video. The jars in these prints are organized by brand and by coloured lids, they are presented as single, doubles, trios, sextets and grouping of 12. There are 83 jars in the Suk-Fong’s collection of Chinese herbs, medicines and elixirs. Suk-Fong’s jars of Chinese herbs and homemade medicines stored in recycled and appropriated jars of mayonnaise and instant coffee—signifiers of mainstream patterns of production and consumption—by rewriting and relabeling them for her own domestic use.